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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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Thursday, July 7, 2016

Jul 7

Movies Under the Stars: Grease

at Beach 94th Street, off Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
1950s teens Danny (John Travolta) and Australian transfer Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) spend their "Summer Nights" falling in love, but once fall comes, it's back to Rydell High and its cliques.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Jul 7

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Come out and see the stars, planets, and the moon from Brooklyn Bridge Park!
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Jul 7

Movies Under the Stars: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

at Bufano Playground (in Bufano Park), Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
His genius finally recognized by his idol Chester V, inventor Flint Lockwood gets to join Chester's company, where he can work full-time on technologies to help mankind...
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Jul 7

Movies Under the Stars: The Lego Movie

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Lego Movie follows Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, completely average LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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Jul 7

Movies Under the Stars: A Better Life

at Maria Hernandez Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:45 p.m.10:45 p.m.
When Carlos’ truck is stolen, he and his son embark on a quest to find it, changing their lives forever.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Friday, July 8, 2016

Jul 8

Morningside Park Green Gym Program

at Morningside Field House (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

12:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Learn how to use Morningside Park's Green Gym program of 12 instructional banners installed in the park—and make it your own.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Jul 8

Compost Workdays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Spend your morning at the compost site making compost from food scraps recovered from NYC residents.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Food
Free!

Jul 8

Faces of Cuba Exhibition

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The artist and group visited Havana, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad. Music and art were everywhere and the crumbling Spanish architecture made for some interesting images
Category: Art
Free!

Jul 8

Exhibition - SPF16: NYC Pools and Beaches in Contemporary Photography

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 2016 summer season with an exhibition of contemporary photography that highlights the city’s most popular warm weather amenities—its public pools and beaches.
Category: Art
Free!

Jul 8

Baby & Me: Engaging Baby's Imagination

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join the activities that engage your baby's imagination: stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and more.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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